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Durham Castle and Cathedral

ca. 1795-1802 (made)
Place of origin

Watercolour drawing of Durham Castle and Cathedral. Signed by the artist.

Object details

Object type
TitleDurham Castle and Cathedral (assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
Brief description
Watercolour drawing of Durham Castle and Cathedral by Thomas Girtin. Great Britain, ca. 1795-1802.
Physical description
Watercolour drawing of Durham Castle and Cathedral. Signed by the artist.
  • Height: 15.5in
  • Width: 21.6875in
Marks and inscriptions
  • Girtin (Signed lower left)
  • Durham by Girtin (Inscribed in an old hand on a card on the back)
Object history
A preliminary sketch for this work, in the possession of Sir Hickman Bacon, Bart, is reproduced on plate 20 of Thomas Girtin's Watercolours, 1924, by Randall Davies.
Subjects depicted
Place depicted
Bibliographic reference
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929
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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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